The Balearic Islands are a true yacht charter paradise. With a great selection of islands and charter yachts to choose from, fantastic infrastructure and a diverse range of attractions and activities, the Spanish Islands are sure to offer the perfect yacht charter experience. Read this guide to start your  Mallorca / Menorca / Fomentera / Ibiza yacht charter adventure!

When to Go on Your Spanish Yacht Charter

The best time to visit the Balearic Islands for a yacht charter is between May and October. The islands are busiest in July and August, with temperatures ranging from mid 20s to mid 30s degrees. Rain is rare, and the sea is an appealing average of 26 degrees.

Either side of July and August, the islands are quieter (preferred by some) and the temperatures are a little cooler, but still warm. If you wish to charter a yacht during these periods, low season rates may be applicable, reducing yacht charter fees compared to high season prices..

The islands are busiest in July and August, with temperatures ranging from mid 20s to mid 30s degrees.

Where to Start Your Spanish Yacht Charter

The Balearic Islands are extremely accessible via air. Mallorca has a large international airport, less than 10 km from the capital Palma. Palma de Mallorca is a popular location to start a yacht charter. Ibiza also has a busy international airport, as does Menorca. Each island also has a number of private airports.

Formentera is only accessible by yacht. Many choose to charter a yacht in Ibiza and visit the beautiful island of Formentera by water.

Contact us with your enquiry and we will ensure you find the perfect yacht for your charter.

Your Balearic Islands Yacht Charter Itinerary

A Balearic Islands yacht charter itinerary can be tailor made to meet your every desire. Our team will work closely with you and your captain, ensuring the proposed itinerary will make your yacht charter experience truly magical.

The Spanish Islands offer a great range of diversity. With long sandy beaches, idyllic snorkeling opportunities, electric nightlife, world famous restaurants and many more attractions, these islands will impress no matter your tastes. Let us know will would make your yacht charter perfect, and we will tailor an itinerary to your tastes.

Discover the magic of Mallorca and Menorca with our 10 day Balearics yacht charter itinerary here. 

Long sandy beaches, idyllic snorkeling opportunities, electric nightlife, world famous restaurants and many more attractions.

Popular Spanish Islands Yacht Charter Locations include;
Ibiza Yacht Charter

Ibiza is a hugely popular yacht charter destination. Ibiza boasts a unique combination of quiet bays, long sandy beaches, Michelin star restaurants, divine snorkeling locations, outstanding nightlife and an exhaustive selection of activities to fill your Ibiza yacht charter itinerary. The island is highly accessible with a large international airport served by most major airlines.

With 200km of stunning coastline, an Ibiza yacht charter offers a unique island experience. Highlights of an Ibiza charter include the famous and exclusive beach club on the private Tagomago Island, diving at Ils Conillera, the mythical Es Vedra that inspired Homer’s Odyssey and exquisite seafood at Es Torrent. With over 50 stunning beaches and an appealing combination of both high-energy and isolated bays and coves, Ibiza offers the chance to experience both Mediterranean relaxation and the contagious Spanish culture.

To explore charter yachts in Ibiza, contact our team today.

Formentera Yacht Charter

The relaxed island of Formentera is located just 3 nautical miles from Ibiza. This island shares the dramatic landscape of Ibiza, but showcases a much more laid back atmosphere. Accessible only by yacht, a Fomenter yacht charter offers an escape from the crowds of Ibiza. Rich with white sand beaches and snorkeling locations, Formentera showcases the natural beauty of the Balearic Islands.

To explore Formentera, charter a yacht from Ibiza and make the short cruise to this exclusive paradise.

A day exploring this paradise offers the chance to see the unique sea-life of the region, including whales, dolphins and loggerhead turtles.

Mallorca / Majorca Yacht Charter 

Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands. It is a hugely popular yacht charter destination. Mallorca offers all of the components of a great charter experience. Easily accessible due to its large international airport, Mallorca and in particular its capital city Palma de Mallorca is a great location to start your yacht charter.

Palma is Mallorca’s capital city, and is a yachting hub. Home to numerous modern ports, fantastic restaurants (Simply Fosh is one of our favourites), infectious culture and a great selection of charter yachts, Palma is the ideal place to start your charter.

Palma offers an extremely diverse and attractive range of activities and highlights. The Cabrera Archipelago National Park is a must see. Just 10 km from the mainland, this chain of 19 small islands is one of the best scuba diving locations in the Mediterranean. A day exploring this paradise offers the chance to see the unique sea-life of the region, including whales, dolphins and loggerhead turtles.

To the East of Palma is Andratx. This is one of the most chic resorts in Mallorca. The unsuspecting bustling fishing industry supplies the many seafood restaurants in the region, making this one of the best locations to experience fresh Mediterranean sea-food. Sa Dragonera lies just off of the coast, and is a gorgeous nature reserve.

Other highlights include the picturesque Port Soller, the stunning beach of Es Trenc (widely regarded as one of the best in Europe), the port side cafés of Port Cristo and the atmospheric Alcúdia.

To explore the wide selection of charter yachts in Mallorca, contact our team today.

Highlights include the picturesque Port Soller, the stunning beach of Es Trenc, the port side cafés of Port Cristo and the atmospheric Alcúdia.

Menorca Yacht Charter

Menorca is the Eastern most member of the Balearic Island chain. Famed for it’s secluded beaches, relaxed lifestyle and crystal clear waters. Mahon and Ciutedella are the main towns in Menorca, and both offer historical sites, a great selection of chic cafes and memorable annual celebrations. Mahon’s Nuestra Sēnora de Gracia Festival at the start of September is not to be missed.

The natural beauty of the island is showcased at the Albufera des Grau Natural Park. This reserve boasts picturesque unihabited islands, diverse flora and fauna and dramatic cliff faces. Make sure to visit this nature park to experience the un-touched beauty of the Balearic Islands.

Contact our team to find the perfect yacht for your Menorca yacht charter.

Barcelona Yacht Charter

On the Spanish mainland away from the Balearic Islands, Barcelona is quickly becoming one of the most desirable yacht charter destinations. The impressive Port Vell among others offer first-class infrastructure for yachts. The city is a cultural hub, offering an extremely diverse range of attractions for you and your guests.

To explore Barcelona yacht charter opportunities, contact our team.

To start your Spanish yacht charter journey, contact our team today. We will help you to find the perfect yacht, itinerary and have a truly unforgettable charter experience.

Choosing the Best Yacht for your Charter in Ibiza / Mallorca / Menorca

Choosing the perfect yacht for your charter is a very exciting process. The Balearic Islands host a large selection of charter yachts, giving you a lot of choice. When selecting a charter yacht in the Balearic Islands, consider the number of guests in your party, number of cabins needed, island/port of departure, your desired spend and any other particular features that you desire. Our team are experts in matching clients with the perfect yacht. Contact us with your enquiry and we will ensure you find the perfect yacht for your charter!

Whether you opt for an Ibiza yacht charter, Mallorca, Menorca or Formentera yacht charter, we have access to the best yachts available to charter.

The earlier you contact us, the greater the selection of available yachts!

Costs involved in a Spanish Yacht Charter

Yacht charter costs are proposed as charter fee + VAT + APA. VAT in Spanish waters is charged at 21% of the charter fee. APA refers to advanced provisioning allowance, and is a sum used to cover all additional expenses that arise during the yacht charter. These costs include food and drinks, fuel and other costs. For a detailed explanation of yacht charter APA click here.

Charter fees may vary depending on the time of your Ibiza yacht charter. Some yachts offer low season and high season rates. Our team will advise on applicable rates according to the date of your yacht charter.

Start Your Journey Today

Your yacht charter journey starts when you contact the team of expert charter brokers at 212 Yachts. We want you to have the time of your life, and will guide you at every step of the way. If you are thinking about embarking on an Ibiza yacht charter, or a charter anywhere around the world, we are ready to ensure your experience is everything that you have dreamt it to be.

Adam Reynolds

Written by Adam Reynolds

Adam Reynolds left the west coast of Ireland in search of bigger and better boats, and has since become a core member of the 212 Yachts team. His love for travel and the yachting industry have made him a knowledgeable charter assistant and creative blogger. You can find him in our Port Canto office talking about yachts and his favorite travel destinations.


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